Some professors not only have erroneous knowledge of their own subjects but also feel obligated to preach about that which they do not know.
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, a conservative professor has PC administrators ruing the day they granted him tenure.
Making its break from reality official, the American Association of University Professors named as its new chief a college administrator who is famous for sponsoring conferences on sex at a state university.
In the span of a month, two killings have shocked the college community at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, leading to questions regarding the UNC system’s admission policies as well as campus security.
Last month, commencement-day speakers around the country used the podium to deliver the same sort of political broadsides that students can expect to hear if they tune in to this year’s Democratic convention.
Religious freedom in America’s schools is under attack—and courtrooms frequently provide the battleground.
We don’t have to worry about our college graduation rate. We do have to worry about what happens before students get to college.
Our 40th president summed up a problem in American education today in words worth reading, along with one of his simple solutions.
If you had any doubts that higher education in America today is modeled more along the lines of Stalinist techniques than the Socratic method, you won’t after reading Ben Shapiro’s Brainwashed.
“How come we don’t have an intifada in this country?” asked Dr. Hatem Bazian of the University of California at Berkeley.
The Chronicle of Higher Education offered up more than a dozen reforms to shake up higher education.
“Given the choice between losing their jobs or keeping the full 4 hours on instruction for students who enter the college with English as their second language and with significant lack of preparation for college level work, English faculty chose to act on behalf of their students and their colleagues have supported them”.—the Academic Senate of Queensborough Community College in Bayside, N. Y.
Academics have always had a hard time accepting the service academies even when they work for them.
When academics turn their attention to America’s free enterprise system, they prove definitively that they never worked in it.
But not in the way you think.
“There are so many ways a role play about racism can go wrong in a room full of 6-, 7-, and 8-year-olds.”—elementary school teacher Katharine Johnson
“What we call basic skills are only ‘basic’ because they are one aspect of the cultural capital of the middle class.”—Southern University Professor Lisa Delpit
When public officials proclaim that they are acting “for the children,” look to see how much skin they’ve got in the game.
Will Common Core produce well-educated Americans or indoctrinated pacifist global citizens?
Sesame Workshop, which reported revenue of $130,606,413, in 2009, says 35 percent comes from “corporate, foundation and government support.”